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Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE on social media

A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Good Measures, LLC, where she is a CDE manager for a virtual diabetes program. Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition & Meal Planning, a co-author of 16 Myths of a Diabetic Diet, and has written for  publications including Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Spectrum, Clinical Diabetes, the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation’s newsletter, DiabeticConnect.com, and CDiabetes.com


Nicola Davies, PhD

Nicola Davies, PhD

Nicola Davies, PhD on social media

Davies is a Health Psychologist and Medical Writer at Health Psychology Consultancy Ltd. Her expertise is in the psychology of health and well-being, which she writes prolifically on across the globe. She has three books: I Can Beat Obesity! Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Lose Weight and Avoid Relapse, I Can Beat Anorexia! Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Recover and Avoid Relapse, and Eating Disorder Recovery Handbook: A Practical Guide to Long-Term Recovery.

Davies’ work in the field of pain is largely focused on lifestyle, behavior change, coping, and developing the skills and confidence to self-manage.


Laurel Dierking, MEd, NASM, 700-ERYT

Laurel Dierking, MEd, NASM, 700-ERYT

Laurel Dierking, MEd, NASM, 700-ERYT on social media

Dierking is a fitness and movement expert who specializes in Postural Restoration (PRI), strength and conditioning, yoga, and breathing training. She has extensive hands-on training and experience in the health and fitness industry, having worked for nine years in privately owned professional training facilities, yoga studios, and rehabilitation clinics. She is currently providing health and fitness guidance at The Fitness Studio in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Dierking co-authored Bariatric Fitness: For Your New Life, a post-surgery book of mental coaching, strength training, stretching and cardio routines written by Julia Karlstad, and contributed articles for the Obesity Action Coalition Magazine for three years.


Robert S. Dinsmoor

Robert S. Dinsmoor

Robert S. Dinsmoor on social media

A contributing editor at Diabetes Self-Management, Dinsmoor is an award-winning medical journalist who has written hundreds of articles on health and medicine, including dozens related to diabetes.


Diane Fennell

Diane Fennell

Diane Fennell on social media

Editorial Director of the Wellness Division, Fennell has 16 years’ experience specializing in diabetes and related health conditions. Based in New York City, she has a degree from Columbia University.


Debra Filcman

Debra Filcman

Debra Filcman on social media

Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist specializing in healthcare. She has previously worked newsrooms, agencies and universities in Massachusetts and Illinois.


Joseph Gustaitis

Joseph Gustaitis

Joseph Gustaitis on social media

A freelance writer and editor based in the Chicago area, Gustaitis has a degree in journalism from Columbia University.


Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES

Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES

Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES on social media

A doctor of nursing practice, master licensed diabetes educator, and Practical Diabetology editor. Hieronymus is the associate director of education and quality services at the UK HealthCare Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.


Mary Ann Hodorowicz

Mary Ann Hodorowicz

Mary Ann Hodorowicz on social media

A diabetes educator and a Certified Endocrinology Coder with an MBA in marketing. Hodorowicz is a consultant for the health, food, and pharmaceutical industries and has expertise in multiple diabetes topics. She lives with her husband, two sons, and cat in Illinois.


Lea Ann Holzmeister, RD, CDE

Lea Ann Holzmeister, RD, CDE

Lea Ann Holzmeister, RD, CDE on social media

A Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and the author of The Ultimate Calorie, Carb, & Fat Gram Counter.


Alison Massey, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE

Alison Massey, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE

Alison Massey, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE on social media

A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with over a decade of experience in various community and clinical settings, Massey is currently an educator with Frederick Primary Care Associates (FPCA) in Frederick, Maryland. She is passionate about health promotion and serves as the quality coordinator for the accredited diabetes education program at FPCA. Working with the media is Massey’s favorite way to share her wealth of nutrition and diabetes knowledge with the general public and she is often featured in various Maryland media outlets. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science from the Pennsylvania State University and Master of Science in Health Promotion from the University of Delaware.


Quinn Phillips

Quinn Phillips

Quinn Phillips on social media

A freelance health writer and editor based in Wisconsin, Phillips has a degree in government from Harvard University. He writes on a variety of topics, but is especially interested in the intersection of health and public policy.


Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE on social media

The Owner and Clinical Director of Integrated Diabetes Services LLC, a private practice specializing in advanced education and glucose regulation for patients utilizing intensive insulin therapy. Scheiner, who has had Type 1 diabetes since 1985, was the AADE 2014 Diabetes Educator of the Year. He is the author of Think Like A Pancreas — A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes With Insulin, Practical CGM, Diabetes-How To Help (A Guide to Caring for a Loved One With Diabetes), The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting, and Until There Is A Cure.

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David Spero, BSN, RN

David Spero, BSN, RN

David Spero, BSN, RN on social media

A nurse for 25 years at University of California San Francisco and Kaiser hospitals, and one of the first professional health coaches. Nurse Spero is author of Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis and The Art of Getting Well: Maximizing Health When You Have a Chronic Illness, as well as co-author of Diabetes Heroes and the diabetes chapter in Where There is No Doctor. He writes for Diabetes Self-Management, Pain-Free Living, and Everyday Health.


Kurt Ullman, RN

Kurt Ullman, RN

Kurt Ullman, RN on social media

Freelance writer with over 30 years of experience writing for professional and consumer publications, blogs, and websites. Two-time winner of the Apex Award for Writing Excellence, Nurse Ullman has won 8 Merit National Health Information Awards and the Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence Award.


Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDCES, FADCES

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDCES, FADCES

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDCES, FADCES on social media

She lectures nationally and internationally on nutrition, diabetes, and lifestyle related topics and is the co-author of The Complete Diabetes Organizer and Diabetes: 365 Tips for Living Well. She has authored college textbook chapters on various nutrition topics, as well as dozens of articles for peer reviewed journals and popular press. Weiner earned her Master’s Degree in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University.

Learn more about Susan Weiner:

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Frieda Wiley, PharmD, BCGP, RPh

Frieda Wiley, PharmD, BCGP, RPh

Frieda Wiley, PharmD, BCGP, RPh on social media

A contract medical writer and consultant pharmacist who writes for consumer magazines, trade publications, associations, and pharmaceutical companies. In addition to writing for Diabetes Self-Management, Wiley has written for Pain-Free Living, WebMD, US News & World Report, Everyday Health, Arthritis Today, and a division of the National Institutes of Health.


Paul Wynn

Paul Wynn

Paul Wynn on social media

A veteran health-care writer, Wynn has written on a wide variety of scientific and consumer trends over the past 20 years. His stories have appeared in nearly 60 magazines, including Health, Medscape, Prevention, and Today’s Caregiver. Previously, he was senior editor with Managed Care magazine. He resides in New York’s Hudson Valley with his wife and three children.

 

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